Every Friday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Cagan Crossings offers a variety of products at its farmers market, located at 600 Cagan Oaks in Clermont. Vendors can vary by week, and items range from baked goods and fresh produce, to candles, pet products and jewelry.

A new year, a few new projects, new breakfast dates and a new bartender. Starting Friday, Jan. 22, Groveland-Mascotte American Legion Post 239 will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. All veterans are welcome and encouraged to come out and meet the post’s new bartender. 

Holly is a very affectionate 7-year-old German shepherd dog. This active girl’s favorite pastime is to play fetch with her ball – a lot! She walks well on a leash and is well behaved. Holly likes other doggie friends, but tends to prefer smaller, friendly dogs.  

Interested in a vigorous outdoor event? Run “Florida’s Fastest 5K” course at Lake Louisa State Park on Jan. 23. According to organizer FloDash, the course has net 80 feet of elevation loss, three turns, premium pavement and no traffic, which means “this race is set-up to beat your current pe…

Two stars of the 1960s are coming to Clermont for two performances Jan. 29. Gary Puckett & the Union Gap (“Young Girl,” “Woman, Woman,” “Over You,” “This Girl is a Woman Now”) will be joined by Dennis Tufano, singing songs he made famous as lead singer of the Buckinghams (“Kind of Drag,”…

SECO supports local students through educational scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors who live in a home served by SECO. For more than two decades, SECO has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships to more than 300 young scholars. 

“Financial planning” is an umbrella term that can be applied to various aspects of money management. Many people associate financial planning with retirement. However, effective financial planning can help people confront today’s challenges just as much as it can help them prepare for their …

Orlando resident Marlene Arbelaez was recently announced as the winner of the Clermont-based Precision Hearing Gift of Hearing contest. The annual event, hosted by Dr. Kristen Weinbaum, owner of Precision Hearing, was designed to give one person in need the opportunity to win a new pair of d…

Have you checked out the downtown Clermont Holiday Enchanted Forest? If not, you have until Jan. 3 to visit the evening holiday display at Victory Pointe, 938 Victory Way. Schools, organizations, businesses and families decorated over 40 trees for the special event. 

Food truck fun is right around the corner, as the First Friday Food Trucks event moves to the second Friday, due to the New Year’s holiday. Jan. 8, 5:30–9 p.m., a variety of foods will be available in downtown Clermont. Jan. 16 will be Mega Food Trucks, with even more tasty options available…

SECO Energy donated used retired laptops and tablets to Christmas Across South Lake, a charitable organization in Lake County dedicated to bringing a brighter Christmas to children. The donated laptops and tablets will give teenagers a Christmas gift they may not otherwise receive to help wi…

Lake County Water Authority invites the public to join its naturalists on Jan. 2, 2021, from 9 a.m. to noon for an approximate 5-mile hike of a very shaded Flat Island Preserve loop. The property is owned by the Lake County Water Authority and includes a wildflower meadow.

SCORE Mid-Florida, which serves Sumter, Marion and Lake counties, has several upcoming online programs to help entrepreneurs and other small business owners maximize their efforts. Here’s a sampling of programs scheduled for January:

Interested in gaining knowledge that will help you successfully grow vegetables in your back yard? Check out the upcoming online series offered by University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Every Tuesdays, 6–7:30 p.m., UF/IFAS will present a topic designed for begin…

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Portions of the Lake Apopka Loop Trail will be intermittently closed to all public access as construction gets underway on a Lake Apopka Duda property water storage improvement project. While portions of the Loop Trail will be closed intermittently during construction, the popular Lake Apopk…

Dec. 16, AdventHealth marked a historic day as COVID-19 vaccinations began for frontline team members at its Orlando and Celebration campuses this morning, just one day after receiving its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines.

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